A  groundbreaking  ceremony is scheduled for this afternoon at 1pm in Texarkana, Arkansas.  Ground is being broken for the Arkansas Side Hotel/Convention Center which is being built in the Crossroads Business Park,  just north of Interstate 30 and east of Highway 71 ( Stateline  Avenue).

Texarkana, Texas has already begun construction of their own Hotel/Convention Center just east of Central Mall on Cowhorn Creek Road.


The Miller County Health Department is conducting a free flu shot clinic today until 3:30 pm at the Four States Fair Entertainment Center. The flu shot is for anyone 6 months of age or older.


In sports:

The Texas Rangers will try and wrap up their 1st ever World Series Title in Game 6 tonight in St. Louis. If the Cardinals win, a deciding 7th game would be played Friday night in Missouri. Colby Lewis is on the mound for the Rangers vs. Jamie Lewis for the Redbirds.